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The Long War Winding Down

05/29/13 Warren Elly with Rob MacDonald
Last Call Wednesday
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Today on Last Call, Warren Elly speaks with Lt. Rob MacDonald about the 12 year war and life after deployment to Northern Afghanistan.

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Afghanistan, through the eyes of a young American over achiever… an Engineer, an accomplished sailor, a Lieutenant in the Naval Reserve SeaBees…who is just back from the War… where under threat from the Taliban he commanded construction projects along Afghanistan’s northern border. He’ll now, presumably, return to his c...

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Marine Reservist attacks Greek Priest in Tampa thinking he is a terrorist listen

11/10/09 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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A U.S. Marine Reservist was arrested for attacking a Greek Orthodox Priest in Tampa Monday night. The victim was hit in the head with a tire iron.

The assault might be investigated as a hate crime because the alleged attacker told police an Arabic male tried to rob him and he was going to take him into custody. The Tampa Bay Human Rights Council is condemning the attack; Ahmed Bedier is their president.

Bedier is also the co-host of the WMNF program True Talk.

The Tampa Police say ...


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